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September 16, 2022 @ 8:30 pm$10.00
Gasoline Lollipops stitch scraps of American roots music to patches of their own tattered hearts to form an all-new tapestry of bleeding rock n’ roll.
Front man, Clay Rose was raised between an outlaw, truck-driving father in the mountains of Colorado and a country song-writing mama in the sticks outside of Nashville, Tennessee. Clay’s penchant for open roads and trouble making are the backbone of the Gas Pops’ sound. The rest of the band consists of Don Ambory, Scott Coulter, “Bad” Brad Morse, and Kevin Matthews who all come equipped with music degrees from Chicago, Boston, Jacksonville, and Denver, respectively. They each add flavors of their own background and heritage, further diversifying the band’s signature sound.
Fresh out of the legendary Dockside Studio in Lafayette, Louisiana, Gasoline Lollipops are promoting their new album, All The Misery Money Can Buy, which pursues happiness and the American Dream to the end of the rainbow and chokes on a pot of gold. Gas Pops collaborated with Clay’s song-writing Mama, Donna Farar (“Last Thing I Needed” recorded by Willie Nelson and Chris Stapleton) to create this politically-charged union of soul music and Southern rock.
Gasoline Lollipops are three-time winners of Colorado Daily’s “Best Local Band” award, and two-time winners of Denver Westword’s “Best Country Band” award. Over the last four years, they have toured throughout the U.S., Belgium, the Netherlands, and Belize. In 2018 they made Billboard’s top 10 Spotify chart, as well as Pandora’s top 10 Trend Setters list. Today, the Gas Pops continue to bend genres and electrify live audiences with ferocious sincerity.
Voted “Best Musician/Group” in the Colorado Daily’s “Colorado University and Boulder’s Best” in 2014, 2015, and 2017.
Winners of “Oskar Blues Brewery/Bolder Boulder 10K Battle of The Bands” (2015)
Selected as one of six Colorado bands for SpokesBUZZ’s “Class of 2015” Emerging Artists Incubator program
Selected to play 6 showcases in Austin during SXSW 2014
“Resurrection is the concluding chapter in a trilogy that began with Death and Dawn, two records that combine brooding, introspective ballads with rambling outlaw country rocker tunes that showcase electrifying musicianship” – 5280 Magazine
“Gasoline Lollipops has been taking the local music scene by storm for the past six years. Their rough-and-tumble live shows and infectious punk energy have earned [the band] showcase spots at SXSW, ‘Best Country Artist 2016’ from Westword, and ‘Best Band in Boulder’ in the Colorado Daily’s 2014 and 2015 polls” – Colorado Daily
“Gasoline Lollipops has managed to take the well-tread turf of alt-country and make it feel newly discovered. There is nothing hasty about [Resurrection]. These are songs that have been road-crafted before a live audience, smoothing out any potential snags. As a result, they almost immediately sound like classics you’ve probably heard somewhere. It would’ve been a lot easier to slam together a few outlaw country lyrics about drinking, throw in some pedal steel and a thumping bass, and call it good. Instead, we have musicians who are considerate of each performance, and a production quality that honors the songs” – Scene Magazine of Northern Colorado
“Uncompromised, vicious and authentic” – The Denver Post
“A group that combines elegance with grit and a rambunctious intensity” – Denver Westword
“The Gasoline Lollipops sound like ‘Johnny Cash on steroids,’ their fans would say. That’s the best genre descriptor I’ve ever heard. Not ‘They sound Americana, kind of,’ or ‘Uh, they have this rock/country mashup thing going on.’ It’s ‘You’ll feel like you’re listening to a Johnny Cash concert after Johnny’s had a hit of acid and a hit of ecstasy and done 100 pushups backstage.’ Or whatever. The message is that the singer’s voice reminds you of Cash – the heart and soul of his type of music is there, but the energy is also huge and sometimes takes control of the band and the audience at the same time” – Colorado Daily
“A penchant for rebellion emerges in the sometimes gruff, growling vocals that pepper the band’s earnest alt-folk” – Boulder Weekly
“If the Coen Brothers and Nick Cave holed up in Nashville after a near-death experience, it might sound something like Resurrection. The album marks the third in Boulder-based Gasoline Lollipops’ so-called Lucky Sevens trilogy, putting an appropriate cap on the themes of destruction and doom. But the end is only the beginning for Resurrection, an album that defiantly celebrates life in earshot of death” – The Denver Post
“Gasoline Lollipops [is] a band escaping genre confinement as they set every show ablaze with heart-forward, stomping, growling tunes” – Bolder Beat
“Having been through his own Dawn and Death, [GasPops frontman Clay] Rose is now facing Resurrection, which not surprisingly comes off as the most solid, well-rounded album of the trilogy” – Marquee Magazine